Khan Ling and Chow Che Yu

Khan Ling at age 30. 1940

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My father was so good-looking, that even my school friends would choose my house to study in so that they could look at his handsome face.

Family Mementos

Empress Cixi Birthday Feast China. 1880

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Empress Cixi Dowager’s bowl, with the inscription, “Vitreous mother under the heaven” is painted inside the porcelain bowl. The outside was painted with an elaborate floral design and laced with a pure silver dragon and phoenix. The silver banding at the top edge of the bowl is designed to turn black at the detection of any poison in the food.

2011 Trip to China

Map of Purple Golden Mountain

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Map of the Purple Golden Mountain, Nanjing. This map shows Sun Yat–Sen’s Mausoleum, the red building in the center. Above it and to the right (circled in red) is the Linngu Temple where my father was born in 1910.

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